Indian Institute of Aeronautics

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Indian Institute of Aeronautics
इंडियन इन्स्टिट्यूट ऑफ एरोनॉटिक्स
IIA group
Established 1982
Type Private
Affiliation DGCA
Location New Delhi, IN
Campus Urban
Nickname IIA

Chairman = Dr. J.K Sinha

Indian Institute Of Aeronautics (IIA) is one of the oldest Aircraft Maintenance Training Institute in India,founded by Capt Ram Niwas, an avid Aviator. It was established in year 1982 at Patna and got the approval in 1983. IIA was transferred to Delhi in 2001. IIA is active in the field of Aircraft Maintenance Training through generation of trained technical manpower for the Airlines / Aviation Industry. It is under the supervision of Mr.H.S. Khola, Former Director General of Civil Aviation, Government of India, who is Technical advisor of IIA. The director of this institute was arrested by Delhi Police in 2009 for fraud done with 200 students enrolled, on account of fake certificates/degrees. Investigations revealed that institute president J.K.Sinha, joint director C.P.Singh and assistant director Subrato Bhattacharya conspired with some other persons to enrol students without authorisation. They allegedly collected over Rs.1.6 crores from the students in the past two years for the courses and also conducted examinations. Source:

Curriculum activities and AME Training Programme framed keeping in view the current technology in force in the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, are approved by Director General of Civil Aviation, Government of India, Infrastructure and Training facilities of Indian Institute of Aeronautics are complied with DGCA requirement.

IIA training standards are equivalent to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO type-II).

Scope Of Approval[edit]

  1. Aeroplane and Power Plant - Light Aircraft, Heavy Aircraft, Piston Engine and Jet Engine.
  2. Helicopter and Power Plant - Piston Engine, Jet Engine and Rotary Wing Aircraft.
  3. Avionics - Electrical System, Instrument System and Radio Navigation.

The aviation industry has evolved over a period of time in India and IIA has pioneered in supply highly skilled Aircraft Maintenance Engineers to this evolving industry. More than 50% of Technical manpower working in the industry belongs to this institution.


Eligibility for Admission[edit]

  • 10+2 with science stream (PCM) or Graduation with PCM or Diploma in Engineering.
  • Age should be between 17 to 24 years at the time of admission.

Admission Test[edit]

Students will be selected through an admission test of hundred marks

Choice of Centre and Stream[edit]

Choice of training centre from Two Institutes and stream from Mechanical and Avionics stream, depends on student's choice, subject to availability. As per merit, the students are called for counseling and admission and seats and stream are allotted.

Hostel Facility[edit]

Separate hostels are available for boys & girls at every location.

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